unto them to be supplyed by a short Law for that purpose to
continue all process at that time depending before the said
Court, acquainting them that the Attorneys had already pre-
sented to the Councill a Draught of such a Bill which was
given them by his Exncy together with Sevrall Qaeries put to
the Attorneys by his Exncy and their Opinion upon the Same
in relation thereto.
In the next place was Recomended Unto them the prepar-
ing another Bill for Reviving all such Laws as by this Sessions
should now Terminate, And lastly that they would consider
what time would be best to Adjourn to.
Mr Ennalls and Mr Smithson come from the House of Bur-
gesses with the following Bills Vizt
Bill for recontinuing of the late discontinued Process &
Proceedings of Snt Maries County Court.
Bill for Naturalization of Daniell Dauison Senr and Daniell
Bill for Reviving some Temporary Laws of this Province.
The above Bills were all Read here first time & returned to
Petition of Charles Carroll Read as follows, Vizt
To his Exncy Francis Nicholson Esqr Capt Genll and Governr
of Maryland in Councill
The Humble Peticon of Charles Carroll
That your Petr has purchased from Elizabeth Baker of Snt
Maries County a certain Messuage in Snt Maries City com-
monly known by the name of the Countrey house which said
Messuage was Leased to John Baker the husband of the said
Elizabeth for the Terme of Twenty ffive years (which said
Terme is now within Eight years of being expired) by Governr
Notley, vnder the yearly Rent of one Bushell of Wheat.
That the said John Baker in his life time and the said Eliza-
beth since his death has expended above thirty thousand
pounds of Tobacco in making Brick walls and Chimneys &
other Reparations about the said house in Expectation of a
Renewall of the said Lease for a longer time, according to
promises made by the Respective Governrs of this Province at
severall times, the benefit of which promises together with the
whole remaining intrest of the said Lease is Assigned to yr
That one side of the said house and the whole covering is
now quite decayed and unless speedily Repaired will fall to
the Ground, to prevent which your Petitioner intends to make